To put the plan into action you find a breeder whose mother dog is good-natured and who believes in socializing the pups from the start. When the puppy comes home you invite people round to pet him and give treats, and you enroll in a puppy class. So far so good, and when the neighbor caught sight of a lively pup in the yard, wagging his tail, even her heart began to melt.
This requires you to socialize the puppy well with a variety of different people and environments, and put positive reward-based training methods in place from a young age. This gives the youngster the tools needed to be well-adjusted and confident adult dog that is a pleasure to be around.
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